12032023-JTR-01.qxd 3/11/2023 11:29 PM Page 1 c m y b Jalandhar tribune STREET PERFORMER FORCED TO BEG WITH KIDS FOR SURGERY SOLVE ASH ISSUE, ACTIVISTS URGE NAWANSHAHR DC KRISHNA MUKHERJEE TO HAVE DESTINATION WEDDING IN GOA Ashu, 32, sits by the roadside with his two children at Manbro Chowk, begging alms with folded hands. P2 Activists of the Lok Sangharsh Manch on Saturday visited the power plant on a sugar mill in Nawanshahr. P2 Actress Krishna Mukherjee recently shared a post about her engagement with beau Chirag Batliwalla. P4 » » » FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY MAX 31°C | MIN 15°C YESTERDAY MAX 29°C | MIN 13°C SUNSET SUNDAY 6.28 PM SUNRISE MONDAY 6:35 AM SUNDAY | 12 MARCH 2023 | JALANDHAR Accused of sodomy, man dies by suicide Tribune News Service Jalandhar, March 11 Two days after being booked by the police in a child sexual abuse case, 25year-old Balveer, a resident of Kot Mohalla, died by hanging himself from a ceiling fan at his residence on Saturday morning. As per information, the Division No. 5 police on Thursday had registered an FIR against three persons, including Balveer, for allegedly sodomising a 12year-old boy at Basti Sheikh on Holi. The father of the victim in his complaint to the police had alleged that three persons on the pretext of playing Holi, sexually abused his son and when he confronted them, they ran off. However, the family of Balveer alleged that their AFTER PROTEST BY FAMILY MEMBERS OF DECEASED, FIR AGAINST COMPLAINANT Family members of the deceased along with others block a road at Kot Mohalla in Jalandhar on Saturday. TRIBUNE PHOTO son was implicated in the case as he had a personal enmity with the com- plainant. They said after the police booked Balveer on the charges of sodomising the boy, he got into depression and was not talking to anyone. They said when they went to see him in his room today morning, his body was found hanging from a ceiling fan. Accusing the police of implicating their son in the case in connivance with the complainant, the family members of Balveer, along with other residents, blocked a road leading to their locality by staging a protest. They did not lift the protest for hours until the police reached the spot and assured them of action against the complainant. Additional Commissioner of Police (West) Bhupinder Singh said on the complaint filed by Balveer’s family, a case under Section 306 of the Indian Penal Code had been registered against the father of the minor. In the sodomy case, the ACP said on the basis of the medical reports of the minor, investigation would be carried out. Man nabbed with air 2 addicts held for theft; 5 vehicles seized pistol, live cartridges Tribune News Service Tribune News Service Activist Kashmir Singh Ghugshore at Latifpura on Saturday. Latifpura activist released from jail Jalandhar, March 11 Latifpura Mur Waseba Morcha activist Kashmir Singh Ghugshore was released from jail today after which he reached the protest site of the Latifpura Mur Waseba Morcha and joined back activists. Housed at the Kapurthala jail, Ghushore was garlanded and welcomed by fellow activists upon his release from jail. Pendu Mazdoor Union president Tarsem Peter, district president Hans Raj Pab- wan and Latifpura Mur Waseba Morcha leaders Gurmukh Singh, Manjinder Singh among others addressed the gathering on his release. Leaders said due to the state governemnt’s policies they were forced to hold stirs and take to streets to seek their rights. Ghugshore was released today after serving 25 days in jail. The hunger strike by the Latifpura Mur Waseba Morcha continued amid his release. — TNS Jalandhar, March 11 The Kapurthala police have arrested two persons and recovered four stolen bikes and a scooter from their possession. They were arrested for stealing and further selling off motorbikes and scooters to satiate their need for drugs. The duo was arrested after the police received a tipoff regarding their presence in the area. The duo — Mandeep Singh, a resident of Goindwal Sahib, Tarn Taran, and Satwant Singh, a resident of Jamarai village at Goindwal Sahib — had been stealing bikes from various places in Kapurthala due to drug addiction. They BOTH RESIDENTS OF TARN TARAN, INVOLVED IN SEVERAL THEFT CASES Kapurthala cops with the accused and the seized vehicles. had stolen motorbikes, Activas (scooters) and had been changing their number plates and further selling 8-kg ganja recovered Our Correspondent Phagwara, March 11 The local police arrested a drug smuggler and recovered 8-kg ganja from his possession last night. The suspect identified as Shankar, a resident of Khamano village was nabbed at a check point near Gaunspur village. The police have registered a case under the NDPS Act and a motorbike has also been impounded. c m y b them off. Acting on a tip-off, the Kapurthala police arrested the duo on March 9, 2023, during a naka at Fattu Dhin- ga Chungi on the Kapurthala-Goindwal Sahib road. They were arrested with a Passion Pulse motorbike, without number. A case was registered under Sections 379, 411 and 34 of the IPC against the duo at the Kapurthala police station on March 9. During investigation, the duo confessed to having committed multiple bike theft for the past one month. Based on their revelations, an Activa and three more motorbikes were also recovered. The police said the duo’s remand had been obtained from court. Jalandhar, March 11 A man was arrested with an air pistol and five live cartridges of a .32 bore revolver by the Jalandhar rural police. The police informed that during a patrol at the Khokhewal bus stand, a police team arrested Amandeep Singh, alias Amna, a resident of Mohalla Ranjitpur at Talhan in Bilga on a tip-off that he was standing near the water tank on the Nurmahal Road. He was arrested with one air pistol and five live rounds by the team. A case under sections 25, 54 and 50 of the Arms Act was registered against him at the Bilga police station. The Accused Amandeep Singh in the custody of Jalandhar police. police said there were many cases against Amandeep for carrying out loots, snatchings and fights at various police stations.
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